For the last several years Hayward Executive Airport has been hosting it’s open house with a mini-airshow, and even through I missed it this year, I did go there for the last two years, so here are photos from the Hayward Airport Open House 2012. We’ve posted the photos of General Motors FM-2 Wildcat, Aero Vodochody L-39C Albatros and Gates Learjet 55.
During the Nationals two years ago visited Cape Canaveral, so here are three albums from there. We’ve added the photos of Saturn V Rocket, Apollo Capsule and the Moon Buggy.
Just before this year’s PCDM show added four more albums of the aircraft from two years ago. They are North American P-51D-25-NA Mustang, Vultee SNV-1 Valiant, Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane and Pitts Model 12.
Posted four new naval themed albums. We’ve added USS Constitution from Boston, MA, 2-Ton Crane from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and two guns from The National Museum of the United States Navy in Washington, DC – a US 3pdr Mark 15 Naval Gun and a US 12pdr Dahlgren Boat Howitzer.
Yesterday’s contest was a great success, thanks to everyone who came and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Here are the photos from the contest.
Posted four new albums from Israeli museums to the four different sections – AMX-13, PR-14 Transporter for the SA-3 missiles, Mercedes Unimog with ZPU-4 and Soviet 130mm M46 Field Gun.
Posting the last three photographs from Minsk-Borovaya Air Museum – Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-25PU, Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-29 (9-13) and Kamov Ka-26. And just to bring up the post to the regular four walkarounds were is an Antonov-PZL Mielec An-2 Antek photographed in Mojave Airport.
Updated the ship section of the gallery with new albums for HMCS Ottawa FFH-341 from San Francisco Fleet Week 2011, Russian Tallship Pallada from it’s visit to San Francisco in 2011, 1921 vintage Tugboat Finland from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and US 1.1mm/75 Mark 1 Quad Anti-Aircraft Mount from USS Yorktown CV-10 in Patriots Point, Charleston SC.
Posted two more albums from Minsk-Borovaya air museum – Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-27K and Ilyushin Il-18V, also added the last two albums from the LA Science Center – Lockheed F-104D Starfighter and Mercury-Redstone 2 Space Capsule.
Reminder that next meeting on Friday December 20th will be out annual holiday gift exchange, there will be no model talk during the meeting. If you want to participate in the gift exchange bring up to three gift wrapped models with you. Please read official gift exchange rules here before the meeting.
Posted four more albums from LA’s California Science Center – Wright Glider, Northrop T-38A Talon, Douglas DC-8-52 and Gemini 11 Space Capsule.
Added two new albums from Latrun and two more from MVTF. The Latrun albums are ZSU-57-2 and BTR-152 BREM, while the MVTF photos are Universal Carrier Mark II and T-72M (almost 400 photos).
Posted the last two albums from Moscow’s Zadorozhny museum – Yakovlev Yak-25M and Yakovlev Yak-23UTI, also added two more from Minsk-Borovaya Air Museum – Mil Mi-1M and Tupolev Tu-134A.
Posted the photos from last weekend’s IPMS Fremont’s Tri-City Classic IX Contest. There were over 230 models on the tables and the show went off without a hitch. Thank to everyone who came to the show.
Posted four new naval themed albums – USS Bonhomme Richard LHD-6 from San Francisco Fleet Week 2011, USS Albacore AGSS-569 from Portsmouth, NH, Tugboat Maashaven from Havenmuseum in Rotterdam, Netherlands and US 47mm Hotchkiss 5-Barrel Revolver Gun from National Museum of the United States Navy located in the Navy Yard, Washington, DC.
In today’s armor update we have two tanks from MVTF – M48 Prototype and M4A3E8 76(W), as well as two armored vehicles from Military Museum of Southern New England – Spähpanzer Luchs and Pansarbandvagn Pbv 302A.
Posted four more aircraft albums taken Russia and Belarus. They are Yakovlev Yak-141 from Zadorozhny museum, Mil Mi-2 and Antonov An-26LL from Minsk-Borovaya air museum and finally Soviet FAB-5000 Bomb from Victory Park museum in Moscow.